Category Archives: comics

“Stripped” the documentary

So I went to the premiere of Stripped at the ArcLight in Hollywood last night and liked it a lot. If you’re into comics, syndicated or web, comics history, a man whose job title is Comics Historian (what great job), … Continue reading

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Wow! Look at him go!

Jason Yungbluth just blew though his funding target and is heading for that magical $17K for the WHOLE FREAKING WEAPON BROWN saga in a graphic novel! Not that you need anymore convincing, but do you recognize any of these pooches … Continue reading

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Weapon Brown Kickstarter

Not that Jason Yungbluth needs my help, but if his Kickstarter gets to $17K, we’ll get the WHOLE FREAKING WEAPON BROWN saga in a wrist-breaking graphic novel!!! So if you like newspaper comics, parody, action, romance, Snoopy, and just a … Continue reading

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No Need For Bushido NEEDS you!

“The NN4B Kickstarter campaign is up and running! “Before I get to the details, I want all of our readers to know that regardless of the outcome of the campaign, we would not permanently abandon NN4B. The hiatus would go … Continue reading

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Comic Con 2011: Karen Knighton

I learned from Karen Knighton that to get a table in the Small Press area, the artist must have a new comic for the convention and that comic must pass CCSD’s approval. Ms. Knighton’s new comic this year is Snowsville; … Continue reading

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Loki! Loki! Loki!

Lookee! Movie Trailers – Movies Blog Here’s a review of Loki 1 by the fabulous Chad Denton. This “animation” is based on the miniseries, which was wonderful and beautiful and just run ten or eleven positive adjectives together and you … Continue reading

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Only the very very rich matter in America now

Sigh. Why do the comics have to tell us this (again)? On the other hand, once we all know this is true, we can get on with breaking the U.S. into smaller and better countries. I really think that’s the … Continue reading

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Disney Decisions

“This is pretty darn big… The Beat reports Marvel has left Diamond Book Distributors. Marvel had easily been DBD’s biggest account. No particular reason was given for the change, though DBD’s Kuo-yu Liang claims the distributor has been ‘prepared’ for … Continue reading

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CCSD outgrows 7 football fields

“Since organizers of Comic-Con said they have outgrown the San Diego Convention Center — the festival’s home since the 1970s — L.A. and the city of Anaheim have launched campaigns to lure the celebration of comic books and pop culture.” … Continue reading

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Lest we forget the real Reagan administration

And the real Reagan: “Ronald Reagan destroyed unions…cut the budgets for education, EPA, poverty programs, etc…engaged in a public policy initiative aimed specifically at screwing over the poor…advanced the prison-industrial complex….hollowed out the Federal government to the best of his … Continue reading

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Mofo Grief! Weapon Brown #100

Part cyborg, all blockhead. Jason…I…you…um… I love these comics. Buy them. You’ll be glad you did. The first Weapon Brown, before Blockhead’s War, has a Christmas story in it.

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Millennial Generation Hero Interview with Daniel Debowy, M.D., Ph.D.

“GM: The question that I was too cowardly to ask at your presentation and the first question everyone I talk to about your presentation asks is: How and where does Barack Obama fit into the millennial generation hero mythology? Or … Continue reading

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Google Legree

Some of you might recall when I blogged about the starting to start-up comic publisher, Furies Publishing, (Furies, not furries) and asked that y’all go look them over and click on their Google ads. Well, thank you, all those clicks … Continue reading

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Don’t bother with Docucopies

They’ll decide your project is obscene, sorry, “disturbing,” after they’ve taken the job. Docucopies fucks over the Yaoi Press (also, via) Here’s the TOS. Not a word about what kind of “disturbing” content they reserve the right not to print. … Continue reading

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That’s Furies, not Furries

Furies Publishing (working title: 3 Girl Group) is just in the begin to beginning stages and trying to raise a little money. Please go over and click on their Google Ads or drop them a donation (the donation button is … Continue reading

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Watchmen review

God dayam that was boring. The parts in the jail and the jailbreak were the best parts, but the rest was just boring. This movie had even less dimension than the comic. You could spend about the same amount on … Continue reading

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Hitler learns of the “new” Watchmen ending

Proceed at your own risk: (via) Who has the time and resources to make stuff like this? I salute them.

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Did you know Get Your War On was ending?

I didn’t. Talk about the end of an era. “In 2004, Rees announced that the strip (Get Your War On) would end with the Bush administration, and with Barack Obama assuming the U.S. Presidency on January 20, the cartoonist is … Continue reading

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Nixon in Watchmen

And his hair is perfect.

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Flash comics worth watching

e-Spinner Rack Check out Savage, Wilde & Corrigan. The art is by Brad Rader, so it’s great, and the story is humorously noir, if you can imagine such a thing. If not, you’ll just have to click on the link … Continue reading

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Maybe they should serialize their comics scripts online

“I’m going to guess that the reason why there are so few female writers at Marvel and DC is because editors aren’t approaching them to invite them to pitch ideas. I’m also going to take another shot in the dark … Continue reading

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If that bothers you, then you’re pro gay marriage

“…Guggenheim said a lot of people who aren’t reading Spider-Man or refuse to read Spider-Man are judging it based on misunderstandings. ‘Part of the problem with the controversy behind One More Day is the understanding of what was retconned overstates … Continue reading

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Flash animation for people who read too many comics

(via, which is the only way I see these things)

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Comic Con San Diego 2008 (pictures, too!)

So, 2008 Comic Con in San Diego and this year I had a camera!

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The case against het marriage

This sounds more like Dee Patterson is making a case for divorce. I know For Better or For Worse is supposed to be some kind of paean to marriage and family but I’ve never seen it that way. Reading FBOFW … Continue reading

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Gays (all four of them) in newspaper comics

“But then he proceeds to list all the reasons why gay characters wouldn’t fit into most strips. Doonesbury and For Better or For Worse, for example, are ‘set in a time that’s now. In other strips, it’s vaguer, less characters … Continue reading

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One of those things I thought I dreamed

“Now, as all things must, it has shown up on ebay. Someone has found twelve original negatives to the English dubbed version in the vaults of Los Angeles’s KCOP-13 and is selling them on ebay for $24,000. Close up images … Continue reading

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J WOC masthead and vol. 1, no. 1 cover

J WOC masthead and Wapshott logo by Molly Kiely. Now all we need are the articles. Ahem, fangirls?

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Mind Over Manga from Japan Pop Tours/Manga publishers

Whoa! PRESS RELEASE February 28, 2008 ——- BECOME A PART OF THE MANGA WORLD WITH POP JAPAN TRAVEL’S MIND OVER MANGA TOUR ——- Japanese dojinshi, comics published by the artist and sold at special events across Japan, have become a … Continue reading

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Joy of Copyright

Planet Karen

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